Jobs at Alma Park Zoo

All roles within Alma Park Zoo are currently filled.

In  November 2014, we will be providing links on this page for expressions of interest in the following roles:

  • Cafe & Catering
  • Grounds & Gardening
  • Zoo Keeping

Cafe & Catering Positions

If you have excellent customer service skills and experience in Cafe or Restaurant work, you may be interested in applying for Casual work within Palm Cafe.  When you submit your resume, it will be reviewed and if successful added into our Preferred Cafe Casuals List for a period of 3 months.

To be considered for this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated Customer Service skill sets.
  • 1-2 years food preparation experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to use a cash register.
  • Have your own transport
  • Be available to work set shifts on weekdays or weekends.

Grounds & Gardening

If you enjoy working in the outdoors, landscaping and tending to a beautiful 40 year old garden, then a role in our Grounds & Gardening team may be just for you!  When you submit your resume, it will be reviewed and if successful added into our Preferred Grounds & Gardening Casuals List for a period of 3 months.

To be successful in this role you must have:

  • Demonstrated experience in gardening,  horticulture or landscaping.
  • Have your own transport
  • Be available to work set shifts on weekdays or weekends.

Zoo Keeping

Everyone wants to be a Zoo Keeper!  However, a Zoo Keeping job is not a job that you just ‘walk into’.  You need to grow your skill sets and experience just like growing a tree!  Our Zoo Keeper Career Pathway Info Graphic below provides you with a summary of the qualifications and experience you will need to apply for a Zoo Keeping position at Alma Park Zoo.

There are limited positions for Zoo Keepers available in Queensland which means there is a great deal of competition for Zoo Keeper Vacancies at Alma Park Zoo when they arise.  Particularly owing to our location in Dakabin which is only 30 minutes north of Brisbane and our fantastic working environment!

To be considered for a role as a Zoo Keeper you must successfully apply to the Alma Park Zoo Preferred Keeper List.  The Preferred Keeper List is currently full and will be reopening again in November 2014.

Potential applicants for the Preferred Keeper List must demonstrate:

  • Completed a Diploma or Degree in Zoology, Biology or Animal Husbandry
  • A minimum of 1-2 years paid work within a Zoo or Wildlife Sanctuary.
  • Demonstrated customer relations experience.
  • Have your own transport
  • Be available to work set shifts on weekdays or weekends.

** Please note that successful admission into the Alma Volunteers Program does not guarantee you a paid position at Alma Park Zoo.

..